Articles about Automotive Industry

Learn from their example
Oh, how we all wish we could go through our lives without ever experiencing anything as horrid as the Fyre Festival. That infamous story, which you can see in full in an entertaining Netflix documentary, involved would-be 'techpreneur' Billy McFarland and
An interview with Marc Brunner
With an increasing number of Filipinos taking on bigger roles abroad in major international companies-especially in the fields of hospitality, construction, and IT-you could say these highly trained, knowledgeable, and skilled personnel are fast becoming our most important exports. Anywhere
The executive finally speaks out
It's been a rough few months for disgraced Nissan top honcho Carlos Ghosn. The once-celebrated executive has been sitting in a Japanese jail cell since reports of financial irregularities came to light. Now, the former Nissan chairman has gotten his
His focus will be on the future of automotive technology
Big things are happening over in Detroit. Mark Reuss, a career-long company man at General Motors, has been named the company's new president, effective immediately."Mark's global operational experience, deep product knowledge, and strong leadership will serve us well
#UhOh
The USA's Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk, alleging a tweet in which he claimed he'd secured funding for a buyout of Tesla at $420 per share was "false and misleading."The Commission says Musk
Good news for us humans
Well, it doesn't look like robots will be taking over most of the jobs in the automotive industry. At least not yet.According to a report by Automotive News Europe based on data gathered by Bloomberg, employment in the auto industry
Let's go back 100 years
Cars, trucks and motorcycles were introduced and made available in the country by trading companies as early as 1901. Although the US dollar was equivalent to two Philippine silver pesos during that period, the price of a motorized vehicle was considered a
Back to the drawing board
Carmakers might not be too happy about this. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has rejected the local auto industry's counter proposal to the looming increase in automotive excise taxes.According to a report by Inquirer, DTI secretary Ramon Lopez
To what, exactly?
The Subaru name has been in the automotive industry for as long as we can remember. Outside of the carmaker's previous presence in World Rally Championship, it has made a name for itself as a manufacturer of both safe and fun-
Worth roughly around $1.8 billion
If you're familiar with the automotive industry, you're probably aware that Mitsubishi Motors hasn't been doing too well as of late (globally speaking, that is). Just last month, the Japanese carmaker admitted it had overstated the fuel economy figures
Is there a place for you here?
Have you ever pondered a career in the automotive industry? Having covered this sector for some time now, we can definitely say it isn't dull. In celebration of Labor Day, we list down the most popular jobs in this corner of
You can now invest in exotic Italian metal
At the risk of sounding too technical, stock trading is essentially putting in a bit of money into a publicly listed company through its stock offerings and becoming a "part-owner." It involves following the movement of shares to try and predict
The motoring industry is big business
They say that if something untoward had happened during the launch of Forbes Philippines early this week, the Philippine economy would have been directly affected. Forbes Philippines is the newest magazine of our parent company, Summit Media, and its formal introduction was
What are these?
Unless you've been vacationing on Mars or living the life of a hermit, you're probably aware that high-tech is in. Homes and gadgets are now interconnected, not to mention refrigerators allowing you to surf the Internet while deciding on
PH still has a long way to go
During our visit to the 36th Bangkok International Motor Show, we had a chance to sit down for an hour-long Q&A with Dr. Prachin Eamlumnow, the founder of the biggest car show in Thailand, if not the whole ASEAN region.
It's going to be a great year
This year has been monumental for the Philippine motoring landscape, but 2015 is shaping up to be an even greater year. It seems that the industry has finally hit a critical point--maturing nicely, evolving in sophistication and becoming more demanding. Here
Bigger isn't always better
A car manufacturer will always strive to be on top, but sometimes some brands fall into a very specialized category, and this isn't necessarily a bad thing. From the point of view of a car enthusiast who is a fan of
We had an interesting discovery in Tokyo
We all know that in the automotive industry, Toyota is kind of a big deal. Number one in our country, number one in Japan, and number one in the world, actually. So naturally, what Toyota does as a corporate entity easily makes
A message to car distributors and sellers
As you know, we interviewed Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares for our June 2014 issue. Below is an excerpt from that conversation. In this video, the country's chief tax collector talks about the fact that local car distributors
Free with your copy
Top Gear Philippines' May 2014 issue comes with a free supplement on the latest trends in car modification. Titled "Trend Watch," the 12-page mini magazine is a quick guide to sprucing up your car's looks with the latest and most
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